The Liberty Flames will open the 2027 season on the street towards the Virginia Tech Hokies, in accordance with Tech’s official athletics website.
Virginia Tech and Liberty beforehand introduced a complete of six gridiron matchups, and two of these contests have already been performed. The Flames defeated the Hokies 38-35 at Lane Stadium in Blacksburg, Va., in 2020, earlier than the Hokies returned the favor through the 2022 season at Williams Stadium in Lynchburg, Va., by a rating of 23-22.
The subsequent three video games of the collection have been slated to be performed in Blacksburg in 2027 (Nov. 20), 2028 (Sept. 2), and 2029 (Sept. 1), with the ultimate contest slated for Lynchburg on Sept. 7, 2030. Per Virginia Tech’s official web site, the sport in 2027 has been rescheduled from its unique date of Nov. 20 and can now be contested on Sept. 4, which would be the season-opener for each colleges.
The date change for the 2027 contest additionally signifies that the Liberty Flames will open on the street at Virginia Tech in three consecutive seasons from 2027 by way of 2029. The sport in 2030 (Sept. 7) is presently scheduled for the second week of the season.
Liberty and Virginia Tech’s solely different assembly on the gridiron occurred through the 2016 season in Blacksburg. The Hokies defeated the Flames in that contest, 36-13.
Liberty was within the Soccer Championship Subdivision (FCS) after they first performed Virginia Tech in 2016, and have been a Soccer Bowl Subdivision (FBS) Unbiased throughout their 2020 and 2022 contests. The Flames at the moment are a member of Convention USA.